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Question: I have given a baby birth before one and half month. But from last six days i have strong headache. So i consult my family doctor and he gave me medicine and said this is normal after preganancy. But even after medicine i have headache so is it normal or not ? Because pain start suddenly and this happen everyday.
Answer: Dear actually it's quite normal. It happens because of lack of sleep, continuous breastfeeding, wrong sitting and sleeping posture and hormonal changes. So don't worry just get a good sleep and make sure that while feeding sit properly and give proper support to your back and neck . Also get a good head and neck massage and a good headwash. It will give you alot of relief..
Question: I have a 8 month old baby he having cold for last 15 days. I consult pediatricians they gave antibiotics. but there is no improvement from my lil one. what is the reason for this?
Answer: give home meducines like honey+ ginger, honey+pepper or honey+orange juice.
Instead of giving cough medicine give honey with onion juice. Take about 10-12 small sambhar onions. grind them in the mixie with a little zeera. add about 10-12tbsp of honey to this and leave for a few hours. after that strain and give it to your baby 3-4 times in a day. all the phlegm will go away. sometimes kids will vomit after drinking this which is also fine as they will throw up all the phlegm.
You can use humidifier in the room...this will keep the air moist in the room and will not allow the mucus to harden. It will help to cure a runny nose and nasal congestion.
Keep your baby well hydrated through warm liquids....water and diluted fresh fruit juices so that the mucus doesn't thicken.
Make your baby sleep in the upright position slightly inclined...with head at a higher level.u can use a pillow. Basically an elevated position do that baby can breathe with ease.
Don't give too much cows milk as this is said to thicken the mucus. Just restrict it don't stop completely.
Give ginger and honey, ginger and onion juice.
Give about 1 tsp first.
Give indirect steam....like sit in the bathroom with her with hot water running in the tap.this will create steam and will help loosen the mucus. make sure you both are away from the hot water bucket.
Add a few drops of eucalyptus oil into the bath water that you use to give him a bath. Do this for a month. It increases immunity.
Baby's clothing should be such to protect the chest from cold
Garlic and ajwain are known for its anti bacterial and anti viral properties. Dry roast 2 big cloves or garlic and ajwain on a tawa and once cooled make it into a potli or tight pouch with a clean muslin cloth. Place it near the baby cot or cradle where the baby sleeps. The ajwainy garlicky smoke from the potli will help the baby to open the blocked nose and relieve from congestion. You can just warm this a bit and rub the potli on the chest a few times. But make sure its warm not hot. Check the temperature on your hands first.
You can applythe Vicks babyrub under the baby's feet and put on cotton socks when the baby goes to sleep.
Question: I'm suffering from headache and it is not cured even after the medicine prescribed by doctor. What should I do??
Answer: Hello dear.. Headache in pregnancy is quite common,it is due to increase of harmone and volume of blood,it can also occurs due to dehydration, sleep,stress ,lack of nutrition, follow these stepsto overcome head ache..
Have a nutritious diet,which contains all nutrients needed for baby's development
Have 5-6small meals,it will help you from starving
Sleep as well as possible, poor sleep will also lead to head ache
Keep your mind relaxed,hear good songs
Keep yourself engaged with any activity,so that you won't go to mood swings
Practice breathing techniques,will be greater benefit for reducing headache